Infant Massage is a parent tradition within many ancient cultures that has been re-discovered and adapted to the western world.
Research conducted through the Touch Research Institutes at the University of Miami School of Medicine confirms the importance of a secure environment and nurturing touch in the healthy growth, development and maturation of children (Tiffany Field, Ph.D.). Numerous other studies have also shown the many developmental benefits of positive contact as part of baby’s early life. Infant Massage is one of the most natural and pleasant methods of providing this early nurturing contact. With this in mind, if infants are nurtured and cared for, as adults they are assets to the community and are contributing to society through a positive work ethic. This benefits their family, school, community and nation. What exciting results from parents investing 15 minutes a day.